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Mainframe zOS Systems Engineering Technical Consultant/Expert 50352 in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/10/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 50352

Mainframe zOS Systems Engineering Technical Expert Position Description:

  • The Mainframe zOS Systems Engineering Technical Expert will independently lead mainframe Operating System/Tooling Software Projects. 
  • This will include creating a technical strategy, preparing technical presentations, business case and project plan, planning and leading workshops, coordinating POCs, and implementing the solution. 
  • For complex projects he/she leads a team from multiple groups and handle the handover to operations after project completion. 
  • The position will represent the company at external conferences and technology meetings. 

Job related tasks include:

  • Research, plan, test and implement new software versions, tools and related program products. 
  • Communicate with customers to identify potential mainframe solutions. 
  • Complete Proof of Concept projects and the evaluation of mainframe software solutions. 
  • Transition and launch new software.

Skills Required:

  • Highest level of technical knowledge in the field of mainframe OS and software technology 
  • SMPE Installation Experience (preferred) 
  • Working knowledge of mainframe Assembler coding (preferred) 
  • Working knowledge of zOS Operating System 
  • Working knowledge of SYSPLEX implementations including Sysplex Policies and Coupling facilities experience. 
  • Working knowledge of SMS (Preferred) 
  • Working knowledge of GDPS and storage solutions (Preferred) 
  • Working knowledge of IBM zSeries RACF Security (Preferred) 
  • Working knowledge of Parallel Sysplex implementation (SMSPlex, DB2Plex and data sharing) (preferred)
  • Working in a global team 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Good presentation skills 
  • Project leadership and management skills 
  • Technical leadership and mentoring 
  • Highly motivated, result orientated and customer focused 
  • Experience with MS Powerpoint, Project and Excel

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience with JES3 and JES2 
  • Working knowledge of Java and HTML 
  • Experience with mainframe WAS
  • Ability to coordinate large projects

Education Required:

  • Computer Science or Related Experience

Fast Switch, Ltd., delivering the Right Talent at the Right Time for over 21 years. We are an IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!          

We've differentiated ourselves by being creative, flexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.

We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference! We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

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